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  • Limiting your child’s fire time: A guide for concerned Paleolithic Parents

    Posted on April 15th, 2019 at 11:18 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Those of you struggling with the “how many hours should I let my kid play electronic games” question, remember that our parents struggled with the “how many hours should I let my kids watch TV” question. They lost. We will, too. And both generations will end up with brains turned to mush.

    Anyway, I just saw a link to a New Yorker Daily Shout from Rachel Klein that puts it all in perspective:

    You don’t want to be the bad guy, but you also want to make sure that your child engages in other activities, like mammoth hunting and the gathering of rocks and bones with which to make tools. So, how do you set appropriate boundaries for your child on fire usage without jeopardizing the family unit so crucial to the survival of the species?

    Truly, literally, LOL.